Three arrests after post-game fight near St James’ Park

Barrack Road, Newcastle. Picture: Google.
Barrack Road, Newcastle. Picture: Google.

Police have arrested three people on suspicion of public order offences following the match at St James’ Park last night.

A fight broke out near the stadium following Newcastle United’s 0-1 defeat to Sheffield Wednesday.

Police intervened in the incident, at about 9.50pm, after fighting broke out among a group of opposing football supporters in Barrack Road.

Two men and one woman were arrested on suspicion of public order offences and are currently in police custody.

Enquiries are ongoing and anyone who was in the area and who witnessed the incident is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference number 832 23/09/15.